Enrichment Fridays

Enrichment Opportunities for Students, Parents, Faculty and Staff

  • Every Friday during Hybrid and Virtual Learning
  • Begins Friday, Aug. 28
  • Schedule of events published the previous week on mySMR and by email

These opportunities will be available by department and streamed via the SMR KnightsTV web page as appropriate:

ATHLETICS

Point of Contact: Coach Jon Lombardo

Join SMR Athletics’ X Factor, a collaborative athletics leadership group that will focus on development in: SMR Community Engagement in Athletics, College Recruiting/College Preparedness for the Student-Athlete and a Leadership Development/Athletic Leadership Speaker Series.

CAMPUS MINISTRY

Point of Contact: Mr. Greg DeStefano

Everyone in the SMR community will have the opportunity to participate in Mass, Retreats, Service Learning, Spiritual Direction and more.

COFFEE WITH PRESIDENT WOOD AND PRINCIPAL BOWES VIA ZOOM

Friday mornings at 9 a.m.

President Wood and Principal Bowes will be available via Zoom to answer questions from parents. Questions may be submitted ahead of time using this form.

COLLEGE ADVISING

Point of Contact: Mr. David Hamilton

The Classes of 2021 and 2022 and their parents will receive targeted assistance through Enrichment Fridays, X-hour, and office hours with Mr. Hamilton on their virtual days. Parents and students will receive regular reminders about deadlines, benchmarks and events. Mrs. Tividor, the SMR registrar, will also be available to answer questions about requesting transcripts for colleges and scholarships. The Classes of 2023 and 2024 will receive guidance and instructions on beginning their college journey.

TUTORING, OFFICE HOURS, CLASS MEETINGS AND STUDENT LEADERSHIP MEETINGS

Point of Contact: Principal Bowes and Mr. Brad Chamberlain

Opportunities to receive tutoring from teachers, meet with teachers during their designated office hours and for student groups to meet virtually or in small groups on campus.

SCHOOL COUNSELING

Point of Contact: Mrs. Christine Jaffurs

Informative and interactive sessions will be hosted to engage students on relevant topics and current events such as “Processing the COVID-19 Experience,” “Conversations about Diversity,” etc. Coffee with the Counselor events with parent-specific topics will be hosted monthly.

WELLNESS ACTIVITIES

Point of Contact: Mr. Joe Chirichella

Our Wellness Director will provide weekly sessions designed to strengthen, inspire and empower our entire community on their journey toward a balanced and healthier lifestyle.  The following topics will be covered: 

  • Cardio vs weight training 
  • Coping with holiday stress 
  • Exhaustion 
  • Getting active 
  • Goal setting 
  • Gratitude 
  • Mindset
  • Tobacco Free 
  • Nutrition 
  • Sleep Health 
  • Stress Management 
  • Weight Control  

Join us live or watch the recorded sessions on the KnightsTV page. The content will be refreshed weekly. If you have suggestions for specific topics, please contact the individual departments.